Calum Worthy Breaks Out in ‘Bodied’ – TIFF 2017 Films

By Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Permalink 1

Although the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness program is typically associated with genre pictures, particularly horror, one of the most buzzed about titles to premiere in the coveted late night slot this year was director Joseph Khan’s satirical, genre-defying examination of battle rap, Bodied. In Joseph Khan's 'Bodied,' former Disney star, Calum Worthy turns ...

American Assassin: a Generic Overkill Saved by Dylan O’Brien and Shiva Negar

By Saturday, September 23, 2017 Permalink 2

Based on the novel by bestselling author, Vince Flynn American Assassin follows the dangerous mission of a civilian turned CIA killer. Under the supervision and hardcore training of a Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (actor, Michael Keaton), a young CIA black ops recruit, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is put on an assignment to chase leads ...

Molly’s Game: Jessica Chastain Raises the Stakes – TIFF Review

By Thursday, September 14, 2017 Permalink 0

Molly's Game premiered at Toronto International Film festival (TIFF) on September 9, 2017 at the Wintergarden Theatre. After years as one of Hollywood’s most prominent and polarizing screenwriters, Aaron Sorkin has finally taken his first foray into directing with Molly’s Game, a true story based on poker madam Molly Bloom’s rise and fall in the ...

The Atoning: Stylish, Falls Flat – Film Review

By Thursday, August 31, 2017 Permalink 0

"Any progress?" "Not really." And with that exchange between husband and wife 20 minutes into THE ATONING, we're off to a slow start for something to happen. Writer/Director Michael Williams clearly made this flick in the mode of THE SHINING.  A good looking film set in the most perfectly decorated isolated farmhouse this side of a Crate and ...

The Atoning: Horror Film Trailer Released

By Sunday, August 20, 2017 Permalink 0

This week came the trailer for The Atoning, a new indie horror film, released by Gravitas Ventures. The film stars: Virginia Newcomb (soon to be seen in Jumanji ), Michael LaCour (Texas Heart), and Cannon Bosarge (Bonnie & Clyde, TV series), and it is written, and directed by Michael Williams (OzLand). Don’t be fooled by its relatively unknown ...